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  • Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says

    Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says
    Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement. Menino, a Democrat, ran New England's largest city for two decades before...
  • Registration open for Surf City event

    Registration is underway for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon. The annual event is Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday) on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The race draws more than 21,000 participants each year and serves as a...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
  • Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict

    Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict
    A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm...
  • Meb Keflezighi, NBA greats to highlight New York City Marathon

    The 2014 New York City Marathon will have plenty of star power when runners depart from the starting line this weekend. Meb Keflezighi, who last spring became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in more than three decades, will highlight...
  • Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying

    A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Tuesday of two counts of lying to the FBI and faces up to 16 years in prison for trying to thwart a federal terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, Mass.,...
  • Jury selection begins for trial of accused Boston bomber's friend

    Jury selection begins for trial of accused Boston bomber's friend
    Jury selection is set to begin Monday for the trial of the last of three college friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber to face charges relating to a visit the trio made to the suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack. The trial...
  • Briefs: DeGroot reaches 1,000 digs for Kean

    Junior defensive specialist Lisa DeGroot of Laguna Beach, a junior defensive specialist on the Kean University (Union, N.J.) women's volleyball team, became the fourth player in Kean history to reach 1,000 digs during the Cougars' recent matches against...
  • As details emerge about shooter, Canada ponders security

    As U.S. military forces have engaged in more than a decade of war across the Middle East, America has found an unwavering partner in Canada, a country with an otherwise peaceful image. Now, after two deadly attacks launched against members of the...
  • At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title

     At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title
    Rita Jeptoo is in the third stage of her marathoning career. Stage one, when she was in a Kenya-based training group directed by Italian coach Renato Canova, started with her debut at the distance in 2004. It included a victory at the 2006 Boston...
  • Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly

    Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly
    A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to investigators before eventually confessing about his activities in the days after the attack, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday. Defense lawyers have argued that Robel Phillipos, 21,...